Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood has announced that the Matriculation and Intermediate exams all across the country will be conducted as planned. He said this in a press conference today after chairing an inter-provisional meeting of education and health ministers for reviewing the COVID-19 situation all across the country.
In the press conference Shafqat Mehmood said that they have decided that the board examinations for class IX, X, XI and XII will be held as per schedule that was announced previously by the provisional governments and boards. He also said that all the educational institutions in the districts with high rates of coronavirus positivity closed till 11th April. According to this decision, all the educational institutions in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Multan, Sialkot, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Shiekhupura will remain closed until 11th April. Provisional governments will ensure that the schools are closed in the hotspots.